Dharna held to press for arrest of dowry accused

Written by:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Kapurthala, Sep 2 (UNI) Residents, led by local political leaders, today held a demonstration here, demanding the arrest of Chandigarh-based in-laws of a local dowry victim.

The Kapurthala police had registered a case under section 307,4 98A, 406 and 34 of the IPC on August 29 against the in-laws on the complaint of the woman whose parents reside here.

The victim's father, accompanied by large number of residents, staged a dharna outside the residence of SSP Rakesh Aggarwal, alleging police inaction under political pressure in arresting the in-laws.

Mr Aggarwal, however, denied the allegation that the police was under political pressure not to arrest the accused. He said the police was verifying the facts and collecting evidence before arresting the accused.


Please Wait while comments are loading...